Five Canadians Named To 2019 Global Golf Post All-Amateur Team

Garrett Rank

WINTER PARK, Florida — Global Golf Post announced its seventh annual All-Amateur teams for men and women.

This annual effort is intended to recognize individual performance during the past 12 months for men and women amateurs, mid-amateurs, and senior amateurs.

All told, 179 players from 26 nations are honoured. And among all those players, two stood out as The Post’s Amateurs of the Year – Standford University graduate Brandon Wu and Oregon’s senior Lara Tennant.

Five Canadians were honoured in the 2019 list:


  • Garrett Rank (Elmira, Ont.) – First team
  • Joey Savoie (La Prairie, Que.) – First team


  • Andrea Kosa (Calgary, Alta.) – Second team


  • Mary-Ann Hayward (St. Thomas, Ont.) – First team
  • Judith Kyrinis (Thornhill, Ont.) – First team

Among the 179 players, there were three golfers to have won Canadian national championships in 2019:

  • Gene Elliot (West Des Mointes, Ia.) – 2019 Canadian Men’s Senior | First team
  • Joseph Deraney (Belden, Miss.) – 2019 Canadian Men’s Mid-Amateur | First team
  • Atthaya Thirikul (Thailand) – 2019 World Junior Girls Championship medallist | First team

Click here for the full list.